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ONCE Ventures, the venture capital arm of Otsuka’s Nutraceuticals division, seeks to deliver a healthier and more sustainable future by empowering visionaries and innovators. We invest in entrepreneurs across North America who are at the forefront of innovation and share our passion for delivering better health outcomes in the Active Nutrition, Healthy Beverages, Plant-Based Foods, and Supplements categories. Our approach is simple: Partner with early-stage companies that are working to improve the lives of their consumers and leverage our knowledge and capabilities to propel them forward.

For 100 years, Otsuka has executed its mission of building a healthier world through groundbreaking creativity and innovation. The Otsuka group is a global organization of 180 companies with nearly 45,000 employees and annual revenues of approximately $13 billion. Otsuka operates in 28 countries and regions, conducting business across Pharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals. Otsuka’s global Nutraceuticals platform is spearheaded by brands and companies including POCARI SWEAT® in Japan, Nature Made®, MegaFood®, and Daiya® in the U.S., and Nutrition & Santé in Europe. Despite the increase in scale, size, and influence over the years, Otsuka has remained true to its core identity and family roots: A big venture company that thinks unconventionally and challenges the status quo.

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